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Chanson du Chat is a gypsy jazz style trio/quartet/quintet led by guitarist John Papadolias.  Steeped in 1930s style of gypsy swing paying homage to Django Reinhardt & Stephane Grappelli with the Quintet of the Hot Club of France, Chanson du Chat plays lively and energetic music that turns heads.  Featured members are Dave Bowers and John Papadolias on guitars, Chad Watson on upright bass, and Jim LeFager on drums and percussion, Chanson du Chat performs standards of the gypsy swing era, the Edith Piaf songbook as well as original compositions.

Chanson du Chat is busy recording their first album and is performing in the chicagoland area.

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